Category: Events

New Event Aims To Put Men Back On Healthy Track

Derby-based HUUB Events has teamed up with Cricket Derbyshire to hold a brand new sporting event in the city.

Oktober-Vest will be held at Derbyshire County Cricket Club and the neighbouring Racecourse Park on Saturday October 1 and is designed to encourage more men, of all ages, to increase their activity, fitness and health.

Families Gear Up To Be More Bailey

More than 50 youngsters have signed up for the free Be More Bailey family triathlon challenge which will take place in Markeaton Park on Sunday July 17 as part of the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon.

BLUESMAN MIKE FRANCIS AT BUXTON FRINGE

Circuit veteran Bluesman Mike Francis on his 40th Anniversary on the road, relates the Story of the Blues playing traditional and contemporary material from his celebratory new album being launched at the Festival. Rolling Stones biographer Martin Elliott is quoted as saying “If Woody Guthrie and Robert Johnson were alive today they’d probably sound like this guy” about Mike. “It’s easier to say who Mike Francis hasn’t played with” John Peel.

RETURN TO EREDURF - Buxton Festival Fringe Event 2016

After last year’s sell-out run of ‘The Ghosthunters' Club’ receiving great reviews, Terry Naylor’s award-winning 'Cul-de-sac' theatre company once again take over Scrivener's Bookshop with something a little different. 'Return To Eredurf' is a Terry Pratchett inspired fantasy, penned by Janet Hopley - one of the shop's bookbinders.

CHARMIAN HUGHES- SOIXANTE MIRTH at Buxton Fringe


Comedians are like you normals; we get old! (If we are lucky).

Getting old is weird and sudden. One minute you’re young and the next you aren’t.

If our cells are completely replaced lots of times over our lifetime, what about our personalities?

Are we the same people we started out as?

If we could conjure them up, what would our former child selves think of us now?                             

Impressed? Or appalled?

Did we break their promises? Fulfil our dreams?

Would we even recognise each other?

Night Market Adds to the Feast of Fun at Derby Festé

Derby’s popular Night Market by Sheena Holland will join the programme for the first night of this year’s Derby Festé in September.

Around 40 stalls feature locally produced arts, crafts, food and drink and vintage fayre will be in the Market Place and underneath the Guildhall arches between 5pm and 11.15pm on Friday September 23 with free entry. The Night Market attracted up to 20,000 visitors when it was held in the Cathedral Quarter streets last November and then 10,000 in March this year.

Pool Staff Plan Channel Challenge

Lifeguards and teachers at two Derby swimming pools are planning a 26 mile sponsored swim – the equivalent of the English Channel – to raise money for vital maintenance on the life-saving equipment available to the public.

Upcoming concerts from Musica Donum Dei

Sunday 26th June, 2.30pm
Musica Donum Dei at Holme Pierrepont Hall, NG12 2LD.

Music for a summer Sunday afternoon ‘On the sprightly hautbois play’
Featuring Gail Hennessy, Baroque Oboe. Programme to include the Albinoni oboe concerto in D minor, Op 9, no 2.

HUUB Design announces exclusive partnership with Swim Serpentine

HUUB Design are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Swim Serpentine, the new two-day open water swimming festival that will be staged in the heart of London over the weekend of 24-25 September 2016.

The multiple award-winning wetsuit and triathlon apparel manufacturers will provide wetsuits, swimwear and swim accessories to all participants looking to hire or purchase equipment for the event. All swimmers in the mass-participation mile must wear either a wetsuit or use a tow-float.

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